August 23, 2013
Spokane police have arrested one suspect, a juvenile male, in connection with the beating death of an 88 year old man earlier this week outside Eagles Ice-A-Rena.
Due to the severity of the crime, KREM 2 News is releasing the name of the juvenile arrested. Sources say Demetrius Glenn is in custody.
Glenn was booked on 1st Degree Robbery and 1st Degree Murder charges.
Thursday, security photos were released by officials showing two suspects in Wednesday’s deadly beating of 88-year-old Delbert Belton.
Witnesses described the suspects as 16 to 18-year-old African American males of average build, according to authorities. The identity of the suspect arrested Friday had not been released.
The victim, Delbert “Shorty” Belton, had been taken to the Intensive Care Unit after the assault at the Eagles Ice-A-Rena at Francis near Lidgerwood around 8:15 p.m. Officials said they found him with serious head injuries. He died Thursday morning at a local hospital. A memorial was placed outside the lodge of the Fraternal Order of Eagles.
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